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New Specialist Platform Matches Procurement Talent With Interim Roles – But With A Difference

At the break of this new year we said that the contingent workforce and services market had seen some seismic changes in 2018 and wondered […]

Barclaycard Partnership with Coupa Pay – P2P Becomes P&P

Following the recent announcement that Barclaycard has partnered with Coupa Pay (part of Coupa’s business spend management [BSM] suite) we talked to Barclaycard to more […]

Coupa to Buy Hiperos – Adds Supply Chain Risk Management to the Suite

You may have heard this morning that business spend management firm Coupa has agreed to yet another acquisition: Hiperos, a third-party risk management provider. This is […]

Tradeshift Looking At Basware Bid – Business Sense, Culture Shock?

Well, we got that wrong. When the story about a bid potentially coming in for Basware, we thought that the obvious candidate was Arrowgrass, the […]

Product Update at Coupa Inspire

In his Welcome and Introduction at Coupa Inspire Rob Bernshteyn touched on three product features that got our attention: Coupa Contingent Workforce – (following its […]

Basware – A Potential Acquisition Target? Speculation Abounds in the Saunas of Helsinki …

On Friday, software firm Basware issued a statement confirming that an unnamed potential buyer was looking at purchasing the firm. There’s many a slip ‘twixt […]

What’s Behind Bloom’s Rapid Growth – People, Process and Plans (Part 3)

In our two previous articles, here and here, we looked at our recent visit to Newcastle to meet David Shields and some of his new […]

What’s Behind Bloom’s Rapid Growth – People, Process and Plans (Part 2)

In part 1, we looked at what David Shields, the recently appointed Chief Executive of Bloom Procurement Services, is doing to improve the way in […]

What’s Behind Bloom’s Rapid Growth – People, Process and Plans (Part 1)

We interviewed David Shields back in June, just after he joined Bloom Procurement Services as Group Chief Executive. Three months on, and following announcements of […]

HICX Solutions – Moving into the Future (Part 3)

Continuing our interview with Costas Xyloyiannis and Hassan Ismail, founders of HICX solutions (part 1 is here and part 2 here), we look at further […]

HICX Solutions – Diving Into the Product (Part 2)

In part one of our interview with Costas Xyloyiannis and Hassan Ismail, founders of HICX Solutions, we looked at the history of the software-as-a-service firm. […]

HICX Solutions – Mastering Supplier Master Data (Part 1)

In this three-part interview, we talk to Costas Xyloyiannis and Hassan Ismail, founders of HICX Solutions. In part 1, we take a look at the […]